South America

Projects in South America

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The Peruvian Peasant Confederation Archive (Confederación Campesina del Perú): Rural and Indigenous Society, National Politics, and International Solidarity

Since 1947 the Confederación Campesina del Perú (CCP) has been active in defence of peasants and indigenous people. Their archive documents the organized efforts of rural and …

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Citizen action for the defence of human rights in Chile: Personal Fonds

Throughout the late 20th century, Chile endured a repressive regime that threatened national democracy. This project, facilitated by the Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Hum…

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Valorization, recover and digitization of the local archives of Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo: an initial step towards open access

Since the 1970s, the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo have worked towards locating children who were kidnapped during the Argentine dictatorship. Throughout their work for human right…

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Memories of Resistance: A Digital Archive of Chile’s Graphic Resistance

From 1977 to the present, the Tallersol Cultural Centre’s graphic arts workshop created a rich collection of posters and printed works in support of the resistance movement in…

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Memories from no-man's land: Archives of the Peruvian self-defense militias

The Peruvian armed conflict (1980-2000), ignited by communist rebels of Shining Path, put local communities at risk of both guerrilla attacks and state forces. This project wi…

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IRIS project

IRIS - Inspiring rural heritage: sustainable practices to protect and conserve upland landscapes and memories

Europe’s upland landscapes are a rich and complex heritage. However, current conservation measures and land-use decisions consistently fail to consider the historic dimension …

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GCRF Cultural Heritage Project Hub

The GCRF Cultural Heritage Hub is an interdisciplinary consolidator project coordinated by the University of St Andrews. Led by the main Principal Investigator Dr Richard Bat…

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2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

Colombia, Pre-hispanic Inscriptions from the Samaná-Río Claro Karst Formations

Fundación Amazonas urgently documented five unique archaeological sites in the Samaná-Río Claro Karst Formations. The sites contain pictographs (drawn) and petroglyphs (carve…

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2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

Brazil, Safeguarding the manuscripts produced by the 'negros liberados'

The Sociedade Protetora dos Desvalidos (SPD), the first civil organisation for Black people (anno.1832), requests funding for the safeguarding of their archive.

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